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Business Insider is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Carrie Wittmer, Jason Guerrasio, Joshua Rivera, Kirsten Acuna
Rating Title/Year Author
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Jason Guerrasio It seems there was a strong idea of how to end the Skywalker saga, but they needed to fill in an hour before getting there. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Jason Guerrasio Keeps things fresh by implementing more game elements, adding some new characters, and trusting that the strength of the existing cast would hold. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
Richard Jewell (2019) Jason Guerrasio Paul Walter Hauser as Richard Jewell takes the movie to another level. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
1917 (2019) Jason Guerrasio The artistry of how this movie is photographed will be marveled over for decades to come. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
A Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Kirsten Acuna "Guardians" is brash, it's bold, and it's not afraid to stray from what you typically expect from Marvel in terms of superheroes. EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
Frozen II (2019) Jason Guerrasio The sequel lives up to the incredibly large hype that's surrounding it. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2019
The Irishman (2019) Jason Guerrasio The movie is nothing short of an experience. EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2019
B Interstellar (2014) Kirsten Acuna The space voyage is easily one of Nolan's most thought-provoking films yet. It's definitely his most ambitious. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
A Gravity (2013) Kirsten Acuna Cuaron's journey into space is a great achievement, pushing the limits of what we can do with technology on screen and hinting at where it can go in the future. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
A- The Martian (2015) Kirsten Acuna "The Martian" is this decade's "Cast Away," but if "Cast Away" took place in a world that was constantly plugged in and online. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
B Furious 7 (2015) Kirsten Acuna "Furious 7" is probably one of the most ridiculous non-stop action rides you'll see this year. It's also probably one of the few action films which will also reduce you to tears by its end. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
A Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Kirsten Acuna The entirety is a delicious assault on both your visual cortex and auditory system - a giant orchestral blend of machine engines roaring and wheels peeling combined with a booming overture of drums and guitar. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
C- X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Kirsten Acuna It's definitely the weakest of the latest trilogy of "X-Men" movies (2011's "First Class" and 2014's "Days of Future Past"). Unless you're Michael Fassbender or James McAvoy, big talent is pretty squandered in the film. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
D Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Kirsten Acuna "Resurgence" is not better than its predecessor, and I don't think it will ever come to play repeatedly on television on July Fourth like "Independence Day." EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
D+ Suicide Squad (2016) Kirsten Acuna There are so many side characters in "Suicide Squad" that character development falls by the wayside unless you're one of the big players, primarily Harley Quinn and Deadshot. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
A- Deadpool (2016) Kirsten Acuna From the moment the film begins and you see the words "directed by an overpaid tool" and "produced by a-hats" on screen, you know "Deadpool" isn't going to be like any other superhero movie you've seen before. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
A- Captain America: Civil War (2016) Kirsten Acuna "Captain America: Civil War" is a much better version of "Batman v Superman." Not only does the film juggle a dozen major superheroes pretty seamlessly, but it manages to tell a cohesive story without making the film feel too stuffed. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Jason Guerrasio "Terminator: Dark Fate" is the redo the franchise needed. EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2019
Gemini Man (2019) Jason Guerrasio All of Will Smith's abilities to be the superstar are tested by a horrific script (some of the dialogue is so bad you can't help but laugh out loud) and puzzling direction by Ang Lee (for some reason he fell in love with the tight shot on this movie). EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Joker (2019) Jason Guerrasio The Clown Prince of Crime has always been a favorite character to play for actors, but here Joaquin Phoenix takes it to its darkest place. EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jason Guerrasio Scarlett Johansson's performance is one of her best in recent memory. EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
Knives Out (2019) Jason Guerrasio If you are looking for a good time at the movies this holiday season (perhaps searching for a way to escape the family for a few hours), "Knives Out" is certainly one you shouldn't miss. EDIT
Posted Sep 8, 2019
The Lighthouse (2019) Jason Guerrasio It's very impressive that Robert Pattinson has the acting chops to keep up with Willem Dafoe in the crazy department. EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2019
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Jason Guerrasio "Hobbs & Shaw" has more the feel of a beefed-up "Lethal Weapon" movie than something from "Fast and Furious." And that's not a knock. That's why the movie works. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2019
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Jason Guerrasio The movie gives DiCaprio the chance to do work that is some of his best ever. EDIT
Posted Jul 23, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Jason Guerrasio It's a fun adventure with lots of comedy weaved in, but it's full of surprises. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2019
Toy Story 4 (2019) Jason Guerrasio The first half of the movie has a structured feel similar to the previous feature films, while the second half has the sharp action-adventure feel of the 22-minute TV specials and shorts that were produced after the release of "Toy Story 3." EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Men in Black: International (2019) Jason Guerrasio Seven years after "Men in Black 3" hit the big screen, the franchise is back with a new cast and the playfulness that made the original with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones such a hit. EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Dark Phoenix (2019) Jason Guerrasio When your superhero movie hinges on a finale set on a train, you kind of know you're doomed. EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Jason Guerrasio With elaborate dance numbers that have a CGI-added "All That Jazz" feel, the movie is part rags-to-riches story and part rock concert. EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
Aladdin (2019) Jason Guerrasio The biggest problem with the "Aladdin" remake is it's all over the place. Sometimes it's a Bollywood movie; sometimes it's "Hitch 2." EDIT
Posted May 22, 2019
Booksmart (2019) Jason Guerrasio The movie doesn't just have its pulse on what today's youth are going through, it goes a step further: it is defining a generation. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Jason Guerrasio It fulfills everything that was set up in "Infinity War." EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2019
Shazam! (2019) Jason Guerrasio 'Shazam!' is an irresistibly fun mix of 'Big,' 'The Goonies,' and a superhero movie EDIT
Posted Mar 23, 2019
Us (2019) Jason Guerrasio "Us" is fast-paced, gory, and once more shows the writing talents of Peele. EDIT
Posted Mar 20, 2019
Captain Marvel (2019) Jason Guerrasio "Captain Marvel" is a lot of things: a buddy movie, a '90s nostalgic coming-of-age tale, a superhero origin story. This mix can be jarring at times, but it hits its stride when the movie tells a story that doesn't follow the blueprint of most MCU titles. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2019
D- Jupiter Ascending (2015) Kirsten Acuna The Wachowski siblings said they wanted to put together a bunch of genres, but in doing so, it's hard to figure out what this film wants to be. EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2018
A- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Kirsten Acuna "The Force Awakens" is easily better than all the prequel films, however, I wouldn't rankit higher than anything in the original trilogy except maybe "Return of the Jedi." EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2018
Vice (2018) Jason Guerrasio The entire movie messes with the audience as much as it wickedly satirizes the real-life characters it's portraying. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Jason Guerrasio "Mary Poppins Returns" is one of the most enjoyable movie experiences you'll have over the holidays. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
Aquaman (2018) Jason Guerrasio This really is the quintessential 21st century popcorn movie. Almost every shot has CGI surrounding the actors, it has a diverse cast, and there's enough action in it that you'll never feel bored. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
6/10 Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Carrie Wittmer "Mary Queen of Scots" is both exactly what you'd expect from an Elizabethan era drama and exactly what you weren't expecting. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
6.5/10 A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018) Carrie Wittmer "The Royal Wedding" is an addictive movie that will make you cancel your social life, because you must watch it every single night for two weeks. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Jason Guerrasio The best animated movie of the year. EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2018
9/10 The Favourite (2018) Carrie Wittmer It's one of the best movies of the year, and it's a must-see in theaters for its incredible performances and artistic look from costumes to set to cinematography. It will hopefully get nominated for many Oscars. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2018
Creed II (2018) Jason Guerrasio Caple orchestrates a worthy sequel that still has those needed references to the "Rocky" franchise the fans crave, but makes a point to build up Adonis' own story. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
4.5/10 Outlaw King (2018) Carrie Wittmer Sadly, not even Pine's relentless charm and a brief, dimly lit and way over-hyped full-frontal scene can save the movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2018
B Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Kirsten Acuna It's difficult to not feel like a lot of "Batman v Superman" is an exhaustive - and expensive- effort from DC and Warner Bros. to catch up to Disney and Marvel's well-oiled cinematic universe. EDIT
Posted Oct 29, 2018
B+ Man of Steel (2013) Kirsten Acuna Being an alien among humans is scary and director Zack Snyder drives this point home showing the world through a young Kent's eyes. EDIT
Posted Oct 29, 2018
Venom (2018) Jason Guerrasio "Venom" is an entertaining comic book movie that at times is intentionally funny, while other non-funny moments miss the mark so badly that you can't help but laugh. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2018